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  • n. A disease of ruminants caused by infection with the Anaplasma bacterium, normally transmitted by hard ticks.

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  • n. a disease of cattle that is transmitted by cattle ticks; similar to Texas fever


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  • Could anaplasmosis, which is caused by the Anaplasma phagocytophilum bacterium, spread from China to be the next Lyme disease in the U.S.

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  • The reported number of other tick-borne diseases - such as anaplasmosis or babesiosis - has also increased.


  • Also, did you get tested for or are you at risk in your area for anaplasmosis?

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  • Among those diseases are the following: bovine leucosis, bovine anaplasmosis, sugarcane mosaic, and others.


  • Since ticks are rarely found on buffaloes, anaplasmosis, theileriasis, and babesiosis, which are tick-borne, have little effect on buffaloes in the field.

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  • Most likely, the same dynamics are at play with the spread of anaplasmosis in

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  • States reporting the highest incidence of anaplasmosis in 2008 were Minnesota, Wisconsin and New York (upstate).

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  • But forgoing or delaying treatment for anaplasmosis can lead to serious, even fatal complications, the CDC says.

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  • With anaplasmosis, the majority of people infected experience nonspecific symptoms five days to three weeks after the tick bite, such as headaches, fever and chills that can be confused with common diseases such as influenza.

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  • While anaplasmosis has a high incidence rate among those age 60-plus, Lyme disease is observed disproportionately in children and in young males compared with other demographic groups.

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